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Defying Joe Biden, Four Unions Reach Deal To Build Keystone XL

TC Energy, the Canadian company responsible for the Keystone XL pipeline, announced a deal with four unions on Wednesday for the project’s construction — defying former Vice President Joe Biden’s promise to cancel it. The Keystone XL pipeline would run from…

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FINANCE: Labor Department takes heat for proposed rule on ESG funds

The Labor Department is facing a second wave of criticism for a rule it proposed in June that would likely make it more difficult for retirement fund managers to make investment decisions that account for societal and environmental risk.

Identifying local solutions in the Barotse floodplain for sustainable agricultural development

(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) To develop locally relevant strategies that improve food security, nutrition, and conservation, researchers employed a gendered ecosystem services approach in Zambia.

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Julia Gillard says her government’s carbon price proves climate policy isn’t ‘all too hard’

Julia Gillard has warned against a feeling of “received helplessness” that policies to reduce greenhouse gases are “all too hard”, citing the carbon price legislated by her government as proof climate policy “can get done”. Gillard, the former Australian prime…

More Bad Energy News For California

California just experienced a catastrophic loss from the COVID-19 impact on the economy, as one of its major refineries, Marathon Martinez, has just announced it will be idled indefinitely. With airlines and cruise ships virtually shut down, and vehicle transportation…

The Future Of Academic Freedom Rests With Australia’s High Court

Scott Morrison once stated that he was unconcerned about ongoing attacks on free speech because he thought that free speech “does not create a single job.” Well, prime minister, it is now patently clear that people can lose their job…

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Strategy for sustainable aquaculture, the world’s fastest growing food sector

As the population grows, and the global standard of living improves, humanity’s appetite for seafood is increasing. In 2020 seafood consumption reached an all-time high, with an average of 20kg consumed annually by every person on the planet.

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Strategy for sustainable aquaculture, the world’s fastest growing food sector

As the population grows, and the global standard of living improves, humanity’s appetite for seafood is increasing. In 2020 seafood consumption reached an all-time high, with an average of 20kg consumed annually by every person on the planet.

Road Revenue Plummets — New Ways To Fund Infrastructure Projects Needed

COVID-19 era traffic levels are at a fraction of the previous year’s totals. As road revenue plummets — in the word according to legacy transportation analysts — road infrastructure projects that keep our labor force on the job and support the economy are in real jeopardy